Head of External Affairs 
JUST EAT

Ellen Freeth heads up external affairs at Just Eat Takeaway.com, a leading global online food delivery marketplace. Ellen joined Just Eat in 2017 as a pivotal member of the award-winning corporate comms team (CorpComms Awards 2019, CIPR awards 2020), helping to shape and deliver the international strategic and proactive communications strategy for the business. Ellen is responsible for press and media relations, financial communications and public affairs. Since joining the business, she has driven Just Eat's public affairs strategy from its inception and plays a central role in political and wider stakeholder engagement and global issues management.

Ellen previously worked at the BBC and at McDonald's where she managed reputation building communications campaigns in the UK, bringing to life many different aspects of McDonald's business - from its supply chain to restaurant operations - to many different audiences. Ellen started her career in communications and public affairs at the House of Commons and as a parliamentary assistant to an MP. 

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